Rocamadour, France is built on a rock in the middle of the Causse de Gramat. This is a vast slate plateau and part of the Causse du Quercy. The city is the most visited pilgrimage site after Lourdes in France.
The Igloo Village of Hotel Kakslauttanen in Finland boasts 20 thermal glass igloos that allow visitors to enjoy incredible views of the Aurora Borealis from the warmth and comfort of their own geodesic hut. COOL-I want a geodesic hut!
Check out A Hot Air Ballon Festival or Race! Balloonists attend a performance of ongoing 2012 China Hot Air Balloon Challenge in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province, June (Xinhua/Guo Cheng)
Le Reveillon A reproduction of the Montgolfier brothers' balloon. The original was the first manned balloon ever flown, in 1783 from Paris in France. I believe I saw this balloon, or a similar one, at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in October